Dongan Hills Colony

The East Shore of Staten Island has been a popular destination for visitors seeking both beautiful landscapes and refreshing sea breezes from the Lower Bay. Over the years, those visitors grew to love the area so much that they never left, building residences perched around the base of Todt Hill, all the way down to the shore's boardwalk, which came to be known as the Dongan Hills.

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Dongan Hills Colony Neighborhood Summary

Homes for sale in the Dongan Hills Colony range from multimillion dollar estates north of Richmond Road to warm, welcoming single-family residences south of Richmond. Regardless of where you look for real estate in and around the Colony, the more you'll long to make the area your new home.

History of Dongan Hills Colony

After the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in 1964, the Colony became the go-to area for those looking for the convenience of access to Manhattan combined with the quietude of rolling hills that provide a lush backdrop for its residential streets. The area of the Colony, situated north of Richmond Road, is home to some of the finest, most opulent homes in all of the island. Italianate-style manses, stately Tudors, and grand Mediterranean-inspired estates populate the Colony, complete with stunning landscapes and shimmering in-ground pools. South of Richmond, pretty brick abodes and solidly-built houses line the streets, conveniently located close to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk, the perfect place to jog, walk, and take in the fresh ocean air.

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Dongan Hills Colony's Nearby Neighborhoods

Dongan Hills Above Hylan Emerson Hill Todt Hill

Dongan Hills Colony's Nearby Amenities

Those who live in the Dongan Hills Colony are never far from local amenities. The well-heeled neighborhood is close to Todt Hill, Grymes Hill, Sunnyside, and Sunset Hill, surrounded by a number of parks, including Ocean Breeze Park, Deere Park, Last Chance Pond Park, and the Old Town playground. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the nearby course at the Richmond County Country Club, while nature lovers can walk the many Greenbelt trails around the St. Francis Woodlands. There are a multitude of businesses and retail stores along Hylan Avenue, less than a mile from the heart of the Colony. Additionally, several schools are nearby, such as the Staten Island Academy, St. Ann's Elementary School, PS 11 Thomas Dongan School, and Eye Level of Staten Island.

Dongan Hills Colony Schools

Dongan Hills Colony is close to a number of public and private schools for K-12 students, as well as institutes of higher learning, such as Wagner College, St. John's University, and the College of Staten Island. For a map and more detailed information of schools you can find all across Staten Island, please visit our Local Schools page.

Transportation in Dongan Hills Colony

One of the Colony's strong-suits is its convenient access to Manhattan. Car commuters can take the Verrazano Bridge just minutes away, or those who prefer not to drive can hop on a Staten Island Railway train at the Dongan Hill station, which frequently runs to the Staten Island Ferry terminal. Express buses to midtown Manhattan stop at multiple locations along Hylan Boulevard.

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Dongan Hills Colony Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
4 Beds
3 Baths
2,201 Sqft
1961 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $615k Avg $1M High $2.9M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $356 Avg $523 High $712

Current Listings in Dongan Hills Colony

Built For Life Today, 21 Hunter Street. This In...

Photo of Listing #1149038

$2,900,000 Active

  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,478 ft²


21 Hunter St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1149038

Built For Life Today, 21 Hunter Street. This Inviting Modern European Style Home Sits On A Full Quarter Acre In The Dongan Hills Colony Area. Close Proximity To Staten Island Expressway/verrazano Bridge And A Short 20 Minute Ferry Ride To Manhattan. Copious...

Welcome Home !! This Spacious Brick/stone Cente...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1133147

$1,399,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,600 ft²


61 Concord Lane, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1133147

Welcome Home !! This Spacious Brick/stone Center Hall Colonial Welcomes You Into A Grand 2 Story Entry Foyer With Oak Floors And Plenty Of Room For Entertaining!! Equipped With 5 Generous Size Bedrooms. Gourmet Eik. W/extended Sunroom To Deck/yard/heated ...

One Of The Most Secluded Locations, Sitting At ...

Photo of Listing #1149089

$899,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,263 ft²


129 Chapin Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1149089

One Of The Most Secluded Locations, Sitting At The Highest Point Of Prestigious Dongan Hills Colony, Among An Enclave Of Luxurious Homes Nestled Between Todt Hill And Emerson Hill. This Meticulously Maintained 3/4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Brick Raised Ranch Is ...

Renovated Home On Spacious Property! 3 Bedroo...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1147689

$899,000 Acceptance

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,564 ft²


11 Dellwood Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1147689

Renovated Home On Spacious Property! 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Detached Home With 2 Car Garage On 2 Lots Totaling 8,480 Sqft In Prestigious Dongan Hills Colony. New Roof, Kitchen And Baths, Tankless Nuvien Water Heater And Boiler With European Aluminum Air Flow ...